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  • TV Asahi announce first artist line up for 'Dream Festival 2015'

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:52 pm

    TV Asahi has announced the first artist line up for their live event 'TV Asahi Dream Festival 2015'. The event will be held from November 21 to 23 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.This year marks the fifth 'TV Asahi Dream Festival'. During the three day period, 18 artists are scheduled to perform. At this time, 16 artists have been announced.General ticket sales will begin on October 18, and ticket pre-reservations on September 11.[TV Asahi Dream Fes

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  • BOOM BOOM SATELLITES to put their concert activities on hold due to member's recurring brain tumor

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:53 am

    BOOM BOOM SATELLITES are scheduled to hold their one-man lives "'SHINE LIKE A BILLION SUNS' for all the night crawlers" in November. The band has announced that they will put their concert activities on hold after these shows. In late-August, member Kawashima Michiyuki (Vo, G) was diagnosed with brain tumor for the fifth time. On his present condition, Kawashima explained, "This is an illness that I've fought many times in the past. Wit

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  • Satoda Mai is 5 months pregnant

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:49 am

    It's been reported that Satoda Mai is currently 5-months pregnant. Satoda and husband, major league baseball player Tanaka Masahiro, posted a joint letter onto her official blog. She expressed, "I want to prepare myself for childbirth in mind and body while taking care of this beloved life that is growing daily. It would make us happy if you would watch over us warmly."Satoda and Tanaka registered their marriage back in 2012. The couple is curren

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  • AKB48 to release an all-time best-of album

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:47 am

    To commemorate the 10th anniversary since their formation, AKB48 will release an all-time best-of album (currently untitled) on November 4th.This announcement was made on September 6th during their handshake and signing event for the theater edition of their 41st single "Halloween Night". There will be three different types of the upcoming album; Type A with 27 singles that topped Oricon's weekly ranking, Type B with two discs containing 22 milli

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  • L'Arc~en~Ciel, Sheena Ringo and more added to MUSIC STATION's 10-hour special

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:46 am

    Additional artists performing at TV Asahi's "MUSIC STATION Ultra FES" on September 23rd have been revealed.The upcoming 10-hour special will be broadcast to celebrate the 30th anniversary of 'MUSIC STATION'. The newly announced artists are aiko, E-girls, Ikimonogakari, EXILE, GACKT, Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, Sheena Ringo, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, T.M.Revolution, Perfume, Hamasaki Ayumi, Fukuyama Masaharu, L'Arc-en-Ciel and m

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  • Hey! Say! JUMP to release a new single in October

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:40 am

    Hey! Say! JUMP's new single "Kimi Attraction" will be released on October 21st. The title track was chosen as the CM song for Kose Cosme Port's 'Softymo'. It's described as a pop tune with a sense of speed about an intense love. The single will be available for purchase in three different versions: Limited Edition 1, Limited Edition 2, and Regular Edition. The limited editions will come with a DVD including a PV and making footage. [Kimi Attracti

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  • the GazettE to release a new single called 'UGLY'

    September 6, 2015 @ 9:28 pm

    the GazettE have announced that they will release a new single, titled "UGLY", on November 18th.This was announced on September 5th the first day of their hall tour "LIVE TOUR 15 DOGMATIC-UN-" at Hanyu-shi Sangyo Bunka Hall in Saitama. On this day, the band performed a 2-hour show of songs off their latest album "DOGMA" (released August 26th) for 1,200 fans. After the concert, a screen appeared on stage announcing the release of "UGLY"

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 9/1~9/3

    September 6, 2015 @ 9:26 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from September 1st to September 3rd and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! Screencaps: Age Harassment === 9/1 – Tuesday 11.5%(2.5%) – 22:00-23:00 – Shiawase! Bombi-Girl 09.3%(1.2%) – 21

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 8/26~9/1

    September 6, 2015 @ 9:26 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of August 26th to September 1st. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Kimi ga Kureta Natsu" - Ieiri Leo 02 - "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift 03 - "Torisetsu" - Nishino Kana 04 - "Halloween Night" - AKB48 05 - "I am a HERO" - Fukuyama Masaharu 06 - "Yozora feat. Hazzie→" - miwa

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  • Check out the artist line up for MUSIC STATION's September 11th broadcast

    September 6, 2015 @ 9:23 pm

    The artist line up for the September 11th broadcast of TV Asahi's 'MUSIC STATION' has been revealed. The upcoming episode will feature performances by E-girls, 9mm Parabellum Bullet, Gouriki Ayame, JUJU, SMAP, Tackey & Tsubasa, and Nishino Kana. Check out the full set list below!E-girls - "Dance Dance Dance"9mm Parabellum Bullet - "Hangyaku no March"Gouriki Ayame - "Aiaigasa"JUJU - "WITH YOU"SMAP - "Ai ga Tomaru Made wa"Tackey & Tsub

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